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  • Liverpool's English midfielder Raheem Sterling has a shot on goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
    Rodgers pleads with Liverpool fans to lay off Sterling AFP News - 46 minutes ago

    Brendan Rodgers has urged Liverpool supporters not to abuse Raheem Sterling at Stoke on Sunday as the Reds boss slammed the player's agent for a tumultuous week of speculation … More »Rodgers pleads with Liverpool fans to lay off Sterling

    Liverpool's English midfielder Raheem Sterling has a shot on goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015

    Brendan Rodgers has urged Liverpool supporters not to abuse Raheem Sterling at Stoke on Sunday as the Reds boss slammed the player's agent for a tumultuous week of speculation about his future. Sterling has come under fire over the past seven days after his agent Aidy Ward claimed the unsettled England international would …

  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims City's second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions
    Defiant Pellegrini says second place isn't failure for City AFP News - 48 minutes ago

    Manuel Pellegrini claims Manchester City's second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions. City are guaranteed to end … More »Defiant Pellegrini says second place isn't failure for City

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims City's second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions

    Manuel Pellegrini claims Manchester City's second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions. City are guaranteed to end as runners-up behind champions Chelsea whatever their result in their last game of the season at home to Southampton on Sunday. While City's lofty position …

  • Chelsea's Jose Mourinho was named the English Premier League Manager of the Year on May 21, 2015
    Mourinho wants champs Chelsea to finish on a high AFP News - 49 minutes ago

    Jose Mourinho has urged his Chelsea side to set one more landmark before they receive the Premier League trophy following their final game of the season against Sunderland … More »Mourinho wants champs Chelsea to finish on a high

    Chelsea's Jose Mourinho was named the English Premier League Manager of the Year on May 21, 2015

    Jose Mourinho has urged his Chelsea side to set one more landmark before they receive the Premier League trophy following their final game of the season against Sunderland on Sunday. There will be a party atmosphere at Stamford Bridge as the home crowd hail Mourinho and his players at the end of a triumphant campaign which …

  • Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors reacts against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas
    Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink AFP News - 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination … More »Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors reacts against the Houston Rockets during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA PLayoffs at Toyota Center on May 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas

    NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors lead the best-of-seven series three-games-to-zero, and can book their first trip to the NBA finals …

  • World champion LaShawn Merritt, pictured at the Diamond League Athletics meeting Weltklasse, settled for second place behind rising star Machel Cedenio in the 400m at the Ponce Grand Prix athletics meeting
    Cedenio dominates Merritt at Ponce Grand Prix AFP News - 3 hours ago

    World champion LaShawn Merritt settled for second place behind rising star Machel Cedenio in the 400m at the Ponce Grand Prix athletics meeting. More »Cedenio dominates Merritt at Ponce Grand Prix

    World champion LaShawn Merritt, pictured at the Diamond League Athletics meeting Weltklasse, settled for second place behind rising star Machel Cedenio in the 400m at the Ponce Grand Prix athletics meeting

    World champion LaShawn Merritt settled for second place behind rising star Machel Cedenio in the 400m at the Ponce Grand Prix athletics meeting.

  • NSW Waratahs' Kurtley Beale (C) and Michael Hooper attempt to stop the Sharks' Sibusiso Sithole from scoring a try during their Super 15 rugby union match, in Sydney, on May 16, 2015
    Waratahs, Stormers on rise, Hurricanes clinch Super 15 playoffs AFP News - 5 hours ago

    The Waratahs leapfrogged the ACT Brumbies to lead the Australia conference after a bonus-point 32-22 win over Canterbury Crusaders that put the New Zealand club on the … More »Waratahs, Stormers on rise, Hurricanes clinch Super 15 playoffs

    NSW Waratahs' Kurtley Beale (C) and Michael Hooper attempt to stop the Sharks' Sibusiso Sithole from scoring a try during their Super 15 rugby union match, in Sydney, on May 16, 2015

    The Waratahs leapfrogged the ACT Brumbies to lead the Australia conference after a bonus-point 32-22 win over Canterbury Crusaders that put the New Zealand club on the brink of missing out on the finals for the first time in 14 years. The Stormers are the new front-runners in the South Africa conference after accounting …

  • Lyon's forward Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with teammtes after scoring a goal during their French Ligue 1 match against Evian, at the Gerland Stadium in Lyon, central eastern France, on May 2, 2015
    Keeping home-grown stars the key for Lyon AFP News - 6 hours ago

    Hubert Fournier's side pushed overwhelming favourites Paris Saint-Germain almost all the way in the race for the title, only seeing their dream of a first Ligue 1 crown … More »Keeping home-grown stars the key for Lyon

    Lyon's forward Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with teammtes after scoring a goal during their French Ligue 1 match against Evian, at the Gerland Stadium in Lyon, central eastern France, on May 2, 2015

    Hubert Fournier's side pushed overwhelming favourites Paris Saint-Germain almost all the way in the race for the title, only seeing their dream of a first Ligue 1 crown since 2008 ended with a game to spare. Lacazette scored 27 league goals, a club record in a league campaign, while Fekir had scored 13 and set up nine …

  • Juventus' Simone Pepe (2nd L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a penalty during their Italian Serie A match against Napoli, at the Juventus stadium in Turin, on May 23, 2015
    Juventus coach Allegri warns over 'deadly' Barca AFP News - 8 hours ago

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has warned against the "deadly" ball-passing of Barcelona as the Italian champions turn their focus to the Champions League final … More »Juventus coach Allegri warns over 'deadly' Barca

    Juventus' Simone Pepe (2nd L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a penalty during their Italian Serie A match against Napoli, at the Juventus stadium in Turin, on May 23, 2015

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has warned against the "deadly" ball-passing of Barcelona as the Italian champions turn their focus to the Champions League final following their final home game of the season on Saturday. The Turin giants welcomed Napoli to Juventus Stadium and after overwhelming Rafael Benitez's visitors …

  • Roger Federer begins his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday against a man who once almost condemned him to his worst loss at a major
    Federer brings curtain up on French Open AFP News - 8 hours ago

    Roger Federer begins his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday against a man who once almost condemned him to his worst loss at a major. … More »Federer brings curtain up on French Open

    Roger Federer begins his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday against a man who once almost condemned him to his worst loss at a major

    Roger Federer begins his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday against a man who once almost condemned him to his worst loss at a major. The second seeded Swiss takes centre stage on the opening day of Roland Garros when he faces Alejandro Falla of Colombia. Falla, who only squeezed into …

  • Middlesbrough'’s manager Aitor Karanka watches from the touchline their English FA Cup match against Arsenal, at the Emirates Stadium in London, in February 2015
    Karanka awed by Middlesbrough's promotion showdown AFP News - 8 hours ago

    Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka finds it almost impossible to believe he will be taking part in the world's most lucrative match when his side face Norwich for a … More »Karanka awed by Middlesbrough's promotion showdown

    Middlesbrough'’s manager Aitor Karanka watches from the touchline their English FA Cup match against Arsenal, at the Emirates Stadium in London, in February 2015

    Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka finds it almost impossible to believe he will be taking part in the world's most lucrative match when his side face Norwich for a place in the Premier League on Monday. When Karanka replaced Tony Mowbray at the Riverside Stadium in November 2013, Middlesbrough were languishing in the …

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